Jürgen Baryla appointed new Vice President of Sales at EnOcean
With immediate effect, Jürgen Baryla will head the EnOcean sales team for the EMEA region in order to further expand the company's position as a leading supplier of self-powered solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Oberhaching, Germany, May 2, 2017
EnOcean GmbH, the world's leading developer of energy harvesting wireless technology, has appointed Jürgen Baryla as Vice President of Sales. Baryla will be responsible for revenue and business development in the EMEA region and will also be a member of EnOcean's Senior Management Team. His main duties will be to increase the customer base and new business opportunities for energy harvesting wireless solutions. He will also continue to support EnOcean’s existing customers as well as expand the business according to the company's long-term growth strategy on the self-powered IoT for the core markets of building automation, smart homes, lighting control and industrial automation. Baryla will replace Andreas Schneider, who took over as CEO of EnOcean on January 1, 2017.
Jürgen Baryla has more than 25 years experience in building technology. Before joining EnOcean, he worked at Grundig Sat Systems, where he was responsible for global sales and marketing and prior to this, he was employed by Somfy GmbH as a sales manager. In addition to significantly expanding the business field "Electrical and System Business," he was responsible for sales and performance in the identically named sales channels. In this position, he gained several years experience in the area of smart home applications. Previously, Jürgen Baryla worked for several years as a Profit Center Manager in the area of electronic security technology with the U.S-based Tyco group.
"Jürgen Baryla has many years of experience in sales and is also well connected in the building industry and system business in Europe," said Andreas Schneider, CEO of EnOcean. "It is terrific that he is now offering his extensive expertise to EnOcean's sales team and will thus contribute to our company's strategic further development."
"I have been encountering the innovative, energy harvesting wireless technology from EnOcean in different smart home applications and projects for a number of years now,” commented Jürgen Baryla. “The EnOcean wireless standard has become successfully established as the standard in both the private residential segment and in commercial buildings, and with the help of the EnOcean Alliance's extensive ecosystem, makes it possible to develop newer, maintenance-free applications for use in smart buildings and the Internet of Things. I am delighted to take on these exciting new duties with EnOcean and to contribute my many years of experience to a company that constantly reinvents itself and is a forerunner in the area of smart home and IoT solutions."
EnOcean GmbH is the developer of the patented energy harvesting wireless technology marketed under the Dolphin brand. Headquartered in Oberhaching, near Munich, the company produces and markets maintenance-free wireless sensor solutions for batteryless applications in the Internet of Things, which are used for building and industrial automation, smart homes and LED light control. The EnOcean products are based on miniaturized energy converters, energy-efficient electronics and reliable wireless technology for open wireless standards like EnOcean, ZigBee and Bluetooth Low Energy. Leading product manufacturers have been relying on EnOcean wireless modules for their system solutions for the past 15 years and have installed the products in several hundreds of thousands of buildings around the world.